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. >>> today hundreds of people gaerthed in a church in boulder, california to remember nasa astronaut to circle the earth. he landed nearly throw hundred miles off course. his friend and pioneer john glenn recalled the days training together in nasa and how much carpenter's curiosity helped him to step out. >> we went through the test. scott seemed to enjoy the testing, every bit of. it he was exploring an unknown and that was a way of life with him. exploring an unknown. not only the competition with others, but competition with himself. and what he thought were his own limits. >> i love hearing from that generation, it reminds us that anything is possible. scott carpenter died from complications of a stroke. he was 88. >> in dc former nominee bob dole was on hand to meet the veterans. they travelled from wisconsin to california free of charge paid for by honor flight. and their mission to honor the veterans. >>> the georgia bureau of investigation is looking for a gunman that opened fire on a mayor. the mayor in georgia was hospitalized with gun shot wounds. it is our top story in a
- span radio. >> author and astrophysicist neil the g -- neil degrasse tyson. so,s nasa's future goes, too, does that of america. if nasa is healthy, you don't need a program to convince people that science and engineering is good to do, because they will see it writ large on the paper. there will be calls for engineers to help us go ice fishing where there is a notion of water that has been liquid for billions of years. we are going to dig through the soils of mars and look for life. look at the nasa portfolio today. chemistry, physics, geology -- planetary geology -- chemical engineers, mechanical engineers, all the stem fields represented in the nasa portfolio. umps that, asa p flywheel that society taps for innovations. >> booktv has aired over 40,000 programs about nonfiction books and authors. booktv, every weekend on c- span2. "washington journal" continues. host: we are back to the last remaining minutes of "washington to go outsideant washington and in your take on whether congress should endorse or stop the nsa spying program. you have seen the papers this morning, that pres
at the syria situation. >>> author and astrophysicist on mesh's call for scientist and engineers. >> as nasa's future goes so too does that of america. if nasa is healthy, then you don't need a program to convince people science and engineering is good to do. they'll see on the paper. they'll be called for engineers to help us go ice fishing where there's an ocean of water liquid for billions of years. we're going dig through the soil of mars and look for life. that would give me the best biologists. all the stem field. science technology, engineering, and math represented in the nasa port follow you. a healthy nasa pokes that. t a fly wheel that society caps for innovations. >> over the past 15 years booktv aired over 240urbgs program about non-fiction books and authors. booktv ere weekend on c-span2. >>> now the first public meeting of con grexal conn free on the farm bill. one of the major differences in the two version of the bill concern food stamp spend. the senate bill cuts $4 billion over ten years. the house version cut $40 billion. [inaudible conversations] >>> the good afternoon.
and the incredible story of this town and community coming up. >>> and even nasa getting into the halloween series, where the cosmos conjured up this witchy imagery and how our space agency got hold of it, straight ahead. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ jenna: well, "happening now," christmas in october. an ohio city coming together for a 13-year-old boy. his name is devin coleman, he's battling brain cancer, and his family just found out that chemotherapy isn't going the way they'd like, and the prognosis from doctors isn't good right now. when devin got this news, he said all he wanted to do was spend time with his friends and his family and to get the chance to celebrate christmas. so the city of port clinton turned the neighborhood into a winter wonderland outside his home, and they threw him a welcome home parade letting devin and his family know they're not alone during this time and giving him the best christmas of his life. that's what they wanted to do. the mayor of that town is the mayor of port clinton, ohio, and joins us now on the phone. mr. mayor, i know you have three sons yourself. just tell us a
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he thinks the honeymoon may be over. >>> and nasa's intergalactic discovery, a whole new world out there -- bill: hot dog. martha: just like ours. bill: oh, yeah, let's go. martha: really? ♪ ♪ heart healthy, huh?! ugh! actually progresso's soup has pretty bold flavor. i love bold flavors! i'd love it if you'd open the chute! [ male announcer ] progresso. surprisingly bold flavor for a heart healthy soup. bill: scientists find a planet they st like here on earth, but it's going to be one heck of a road trip. it's 400 light years away. that planet appears to have the same stuff as earth, orbits a similar sun. one big difference, it's hotter than tobasco because it's so close to its parent star. surface temperature can hit 5,000 degrees. ♪ [laughter] martha: all right. well, is the tide starting to turn in the media coverage of the president's health care plan rollout? that question coming after multiple organizations are now starting to truly fact check president obama's memorable health care pledge. >> if you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor, period. [app
's explorations in space. the former nasa astronaut has been on three missions, including one as the commander of the international space station, that lasted 144 days. that's where he earned the nickname, "the singing astronaut," for this performance from space. ♪ this is ground control to major tom ♪ ♪ you've really made the grade and the papers want to know ♪ ♪ whose shorts you wear >> that's fun. the video went viral, of course, getting more than 18 million views, and making hatfield a bit of a star among his astronauts. and everybody else, too. now he's written a book called an astronaut's guide to life on earth. commander chris hatfield joining me now from washington. good to see you, commander. >> nice to see you, fredricka, thanks. >> what is the lessons space taught you about how to better live life on earth? >> you know, we do one of the most dangerous things that anybody faces, and that is riding up an elevator, crawling in on your hands and knees, and riding a rocket to space. and the real lesson from that is, how do you prepare for something that is inherently terrifying
's first granddaughter born in april this year to his daughter jenna. the baby is wearing a nasa outfit. under the obama administration it's been cut no shuttle program. >> they have a lot of outfits left. >>> speaking of political statements, the associated press, the organization of largest news organization in the world, i believe, the photo who has covered the president for years came out against the obama administration saying the control over photographs is so tight that in effect it equals propaganda. they have said in the past five years there have been only two photographs allowed in the oval office of the president. >> yes, santiago lion is the director of photograph for the associated press, basically says he has only been allowed into the oval office two times, which, in historically has not been the case. what they do is release the photos from the white house. so the white house, their own photographer, who, by the way is, a fantastic photographer, not to take anything away from pete sousa who is the official white house photographer, and who has photographed the second re
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